The most striking attribute of a modern high-rise building is its appearance – the first visible contact being its façade. But what happens if the façade is not implemented in a proper manner, or it becomes dull and starts showing signs of Read more...
Architects and designers today aim to design and construct their structures so that they are more energy-efficient and sustainable. The importance of LEED rating has picked up tremendously in the emerging markets, and it is this environment which fosters the Read more...
Despite an influx of new materials for facades, wood continues to find a major number of takers in the premium class of buildings. Why is wood still coveted as a façade material? According to Parul Mittal, Director, Greenlam Industries, wood has long been a building Read more...
From eliminating use of silicon sealants in ACP façade construction, to using media façade system to make buildings communicate, creating a façade to cleverly convey a building's intent and trade, or referencing a university's engineering activities within Read more...
SHAU, a multi-awarded rising architecture practice, started a mission: to rekindle interest in books by offering a designed place for reading, paired with multiple community activities. In 2012, the '100 Microlibraries'program was initiated to make learning attractive and Read more...